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Royersford Woman Reports Assault to Police

The victim was attacked on Sunday evening by an unidentified male.

According to a press release, Royersford police are investigating an incident involving a juvenile female that occurred between 9:30 and 10:00pm on Sunday evening, Sept. 23. 

The victim reported to police that she was walking home to her residence from Spring City when a male approached her. The male was "following her and making her feel uncomfortable," according to the report.

The male is described as a white male, approximately 45 years of age. He is heavy-set with white hair and was wearing a brown button-down shirt, shorts and possibly a white undershirt. 

The victim told police that the male accosted her in the area of 149 Main Street, Royersford, pushed her against a wall and attempted to assault her. Another male got out of a black vehicle, possibly a Ford pickup truck, to assist her, which allowed her to run away up Main Street.

The Royersford Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information regarding the event are urged to call the department at 610-948-3333. 

SMYRNA-X September 25, 2012 at 07:21 AM
2 ave and main in rofo. What a dump. And what was a juvenile doing at 9:30 on a school night walking around?
ProudRofoNative September 25, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Excuse me - I used to live in the apartments at 149 Main Street. They were beautiful inside. The people were always friendly and we never had any kind of issue there. Maybe you need to crawl back into the hole you just came out of.
Alice Beavers Dake September 25, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Yes, let's blame the young woman for DARING to walk down a well lit, high traffic street in the evening. Is there some CURFEW that we women should to be following so as NOT to be attacked by men that are unable to control their need to inflict their violent assaults upon us? If so I was unaware. Ignoramus.
jackaroe September 25, 2012 at 02:12 PM
exactly alice... why do people always blame the female? she probably has a 10pm curfew and was heading home. when i was in high school i had a reasonable curfew like that. people like the assaulter on clearly never to blame. i don't care if she was walking naked... NO ONE HAS THE RIGHT TO TOUCH ANYONE IN A MANNER THEY WERE NOT GIVING PERMISSION TOO! not a hard concept to grasp!
Shawnee September 25, 2012 at 02:53 PM
It may be true that most of the crime in Royersford takes place around 2nd & Main however for a young woman to be out at 9:30 on a Sunday evening does not give someone permission to assault her. And I believe curfew is 10pm. I personally do not let my kids out that late on a school night...but there are other parents who think it's okay. I'm at the point where I worry about my daugther standing at the bus stop alone. Regardless what part of town you're in...something like this could happen ANYWHERE.
SMYRNA-X September 25, 2012 at 03:46 PM
How could my words be more twisted? Of course a criminal should take the ultimate blame. My point is that while some may live in a utopian state of walking in high crime areas, naked, this is a poor idea. Should we be free to walk down a street free off violence, yes, is that the reality of the world, no. A underage male or female should not be out and about at that hour in that area on a school night. Thats just good parenting advice. To many times we have seen people put themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, the wisdom of those experiences should teach us. Some (like other commenters) will never understand, and this will happen again and again.
Chris September 25, 2012 at 04:58 PM
Has anyone thought that the young lady could be returning home from work? If she is over 16, she can work until that time at night! And that area has numerous sex offenders living there! You can verify on www.familywatchdog.org (actually 4 in that area) That is the largest concentration in our area. A 10pm curfew is not unreasonable for a high-schooler, espically if they have been working. (of course, her age is not published.)
SMYRNA-X September 25, 2012 at 06:27 PM
Chris I would listen to your point of the teen working, but you also bring up, which I agree, is the sex offenders in that area. Thats just one group of losers living there, and they have to register. The community at a whole doesnot know what transeint criminals move through that 2 and main.
Dynamo47 September 26, 2012 at 11:43 AM
I think readers are losing the overall issue with the story. The issue isn't a girl being out at 9:30 on a school night. The issue is that yet another crime took place on Main Street, Royersford. That to me is the issue. In what should be a safe, small community, there is an awful lot of crime lately with assaults, theft, drugs, etc.
High Voltage Gym September 26, 2012 at 04:59 PM
i WISH MORE PEOPLE WERE LIKE THE MAN WHO HELPED PEOPLE MUST KEEP THEIR EYES OPEN AND GET INVOLVED CRIMINALS DONT GET SEEN BY ANY MEMBER OF THE LOCAL MMA OR KARATE SCHOOLS IN AREA PEOPLE ARE GETTING FED UP WITH WE HAVE TO LOOK OUT FOR EACHOTHER
j.awn September 26, 2012 at 05:37 PM
I'm an MMArtist, & I have no idea what your statement says here. how about some punctuation.. CRIMINALS DONT GET SEEN BY ANY MEMBER OF THE LOCAL MMA OR KARATE SCHOOLS IN AREA PEOPLE ARE GETTING FED UP WITH WE HAVE TO LOOK OUT FOR EACHOTHER
High Voltage Gym September 26, 2012 at 05:52 PM
I dont know about members of your gym, I know ours would not tolerate seeing a crime and not get involved. as far as punctuation IM old school and dont profess to teach english. subject was about crime not punctuation
Shawnee September 26, 2012 at 08:31 PM
Thanks for the link Chris. That's a little disturbing.

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